According to Yahoo! Sports, the
Brown is coming off a breakout campaign in which he hit .272 with 27 home runs and 83 RBI.
FOXSports.com reports that free agent outfielder
Coming off a season in which he batted .204 with only 15 extra-base hits in 245 at-bats, Francoeur had LASIK surgery this offseason and will no longer use a 35-ounce bat.
Duquette acknowledged that Peguero doesn't hit for much power, but he likes the former Giant's contact, running and defensive skills. Peguero is out of options, and Duquette said that "he will get an opportunity from us in spring training to show what he has...he could emerge as a good everyday ballplayer."
The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that the agent for free agent starting pitcher
Arroyo began his major league career with Pittsburgh, appearing in 53 games with them between 2000 and 2002.
CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman reports that former
Toronto will sign Halladay to a one-day contract, so that he can retire as a Blue Jay.
Over 390 career starts and 26 relief appearances, Halladay compiled a 203-105 record and a 3.38 ERA. He was also the winner of two Cy Young Awards, getting one in each league.
In 2013, Drew played more than 90 games for the first time since 2010, as he hit .253 with 13 home runs and 67 RBI in 124 games.
SB Nation reports that third baseman
Cantu last played in the majors in 2011, when he appeared in 57 games for the Padres. He spent last season in the Mexican League.
FOXSports.com reports that the
Sale finished the 2013 season with a 3.07 ERA and ranked fourth in the majors with 226 strikeouts.
The Miami Herald reported over the weekend that Jones' deal would be worth $7.75 million.
Uribe played with the White Sox from 2004 to 2008, hitting .251/.293/.431 with 87 home runs and 324 RBI in 2,283 at-bats during his five-year stint with the team. Last season, he hit .278/.331/.438 with 12 home runs and 50 RBI in 388 at-bats with the Dodgers, who also have interest in bringing him back.